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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of Lady Windermere's Fan , by Oscar Wilde (1854–1900). Lady Windermere's Fan: A Play About a Good Woman is a four act comedy by Oscar Wilde, published in 1893. As in some of his other comedies, Wilde satirizes the morals of Victorian society, and attitudes between the sexes. The action centres around a fan given to Lady Windermere as a present by her husband, and the ball held that evening to celebrate her 21st birthday. (Summary by Ruth Golding) Cast: Lady Windermere -...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, play, drama, comedy, satire, marriage, society
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of The Duchess of Padua, by Oscar Wilde. Read by a full cast. Guido Ferranti, a young man, travels to Padua with his friend Ascanio after receiving a mysterious letter from a stranger, claiming to know the true secret of Guido's birth. His plan of revenge goes awry, however, when he falls in love with his enemy's beautiful wife, the Duchess of Padua. (Summary by Wikipedia and wildemoose) Cast : Simone Gesso, Duke of Padua; Hugo the Headsman: Algy Pug Beatrice, Duchess of...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, play, drama, duchess of padua, oscar wilde, melodrama
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Albert Kinross
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LibriVox recording of The Fearsome Island , by Albert Kinross. Read by Ruth Golding . No ordinary sailor's tale, this. Based allegedly on the real experiences of Silas Fordred, Master Mariner of Hythe, this is a story of shipwreck on an uncharted island and his supernatural adventures there with a witch, a hairy man, and various devilish devices and traps. The author, Kinross, adds an appendix purporting to explain the marvels which Fordred encountered. Kinross claims to have stolen the...
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Topics: librivox, audio book, adventure, fantasy, supernatural, magic, shipwreck, Hythe, Diego Rodriguez,...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Ann Radcliffe
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LibriVox recording of A Sicilian Romance, by Ann Radcliffe. Read by Betsie Bush. A Sicilian Romance is a Gothic novel by Ann Radcliffe. It was her second published work, and was first published anonymously in 1790. The plot concerns the turbulent history of the fallen aristocrats of the house of Mazzini, on the northern shore of Sicily, as related by a tourist who becomes intrigued by the stories of a monk he meets in the ruins of their doomed castle. The introduction to the 'Worlds Classics'...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, romance, tragedy, fiction, adventure
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Lagerlöf, Selma
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LibriVox recording of The Treasure, by Selma Lagerlöf. Read by Lars Rolander. Selma Lagerlöf was born in Vaermland, Sweden, in 1858 and enjoyed a long and very successful career as a writer, receiving the Nobel-Prize in Literature in 1909. She died in Vaermland in 1940. The Treasure (Herr Arnes penningar) is a fairly short Novel, both a Drama and a Ghost Story. Published in 1904 and the English translation in 1923. The story is set in Bohuslaen on the West coast of Sweden in the middle of the...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fiction, horror/ghost stories, tragedy, romance
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of A House Of Pomegranates, by Oscar Wilde. Read by Alex Lau A House of Pomegranates (1891) is a collection of fairy tales, written by Oscar Wilde, that was published as a second collection for The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888). Wilde once said that this collection was "intended neither for the British child nor the British public." This collection is often seen as a much darker and sinister twin to The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888). Behind these tales...
Topics: children, fairy-tales, fantasy, fiction, short-stories, librivox, audiobooks
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of Dracula's Gift and other Weird Tales, by Bram Stoker. Nine Gothic Horror Tales by the author of Dracula. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (144MB)
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Topics: Librivox, Audiobooks, Short Stories, Gothic, Dracula, Horror
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891 Version), by Oscar Wilde. Read by Bob Neufeld. The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on 20 June 1890, printed as the July 1890 issue of this magazine. Wilde later revised this edition, making several alterations, and adding new chapters; the amended version was published by Ward, Lock, and Company in April 1891. The novel tells of a young man named...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fantasy, fiction
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of A Study in Scarlet, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Bob Neufeld. A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new character of Sherlock Holmes, who later became one of the most famous literary detective characters. He wrote the story in 1886, and it was published the next year. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to his sidekick Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, mystery, fiction, london, england
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes , by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Ruth Golding . A collection of twelve short stories featuring Conan Doyle's legendary detective, originally published as single stories in Strand Magazine and subsequently collected into a single volume. There is not always a crime committed nor a culprit to find, and when there is, Holmes does not invariably get his man. However, his extraordinary powers of deduction generally solve the mystery, often...
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Topics: librivox, audio book, mystery, sherlock holmes, crime, detective, short stories
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm
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LibriVox recording of Grimm's Fairy Tales (version 2), by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm. Read by Bob Neufeld. Children's and Household Tales (German: Kinder- und Hausmärchen) is a collection of German origin fairy tales first published in 1812 by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the Brothers Grimm. The collection is commonly known today as Grimms' Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). ( Summary by Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, children, fairy tales, fiction, short stories, Grimm, Grimms' Fairy Tales
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Mark F. Smith. Dr. Watson chronicles here some of the more interesting detective cases that he and his good friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, have encountered during their association. We see the cases unfold as he does, scratch our heads as does he while the evidence is collected, and then marvel at the impeccable observations, remarkable insight, and doggedness which Holmes displays as he teases apart the...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, doyle, mystery, sherlock holmes, literature, adventure
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text